- © Kraft

World Heritage Advent in Austria

Christmas markets and events around Lake Hallstatt

Snow is falling, the air becomes colder and colder and the most beautiful time of the year comes closer. It is Christmas time in the austrian region Salzkammergut and therewith also time for the magic atmosphere of the traditional Christmas markets in Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt, Gosau, Hallstatt and Obertraun at Lake hallstatt. Every market has its own character and its own specialties, but everywhere you will find seasonal music, delicious sweets, handcrafts, hand-made candles and much more. Be enchanted by the numerous events of the World Heritage Advent. Some of those events have attracted way beyond the region around Lake Hallstatt since many years. So just be enthralled by those highlights of the advent.

All pre-christmas events at a glance

Sat, Dec. 3, 2022 Salt mine (Salzwelten) Hallstatt, Salzbergstraße 1 Hallstatt

© Salzwelten AG

Sat, Dec. 3, 2022 09:00 — 18:00 Schnaps & Holz im Badergraben, Wolfengasse 67 Hallstatt

© Janu

Sat, Dec. 3, 2022 09:00 — 18:00 Dachsteinsport Janu, Seestraße 50 Hallstatt

© Krauß/Kraft | Veranstaltungen im Salzkammergut: Krippenausstellung in Hallstatt

Sat, Dec. 3, 2022 13:00 — 19:00 Homeland museum Gosau, Gosau

Sun, Dec. 4, 2022 13:00 — 19:00 Lido Obertraun, Obertraun

Mon, Dec. 5, 2022 18:00 — 23:00 Market square Hallstatt and idyllic streets, Marktplatz Hallstatt

© Kraft | Traditioneller Krampuslauf Hallstatt

Mon, Dec. 5, 2022 19:00 Town square Obertraun (Gemeindeplatz), Obertraun 180 Obertraun

Wed, Dec. 7, 2022 19:00 Marketplace Bad Goisern, Marktplatz Bad Goisern

Thu, Dec. 8, 2022 Market Square Hallstatt (Marktplatz Hallstatt), Marktplatz Hallstatt

Sat, Dec. 10, 2022 10:00 — 18:00 Salzkammergut Hand.Werk.Haus, Rudolf-von-Alt-Weg 6 Bad Goisern

Sat, Dec. 24, 2022 16:00 — 17:00 Market Square Hallstatt (Marktplatz Hallstatt), Marktplatz Hallstatt

Sat, Dec. 24, 2022 16:15 Catholic church Obertraun, Obertraun Obertraun

Sat, Dec. 24, 2022 17:00 Churches, Bad Goisern

Free accommodation in the run-up to Christmas

Hotels and accommodation providers in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun offer the ideal room or apartment for your holidays, no matter what your tastes. Aside from establishments rated according to the international "star" scale, you will also find around Lake Hallstatt in Austria businesses that have been awarded two to four "edelweiss". The more flowers, the greater comforts you can expect. Whether you eventually find your cozy nest in an elegant 5-star luxury hotel, at comfortable guesthouse, a family-friendly apartment, or on a traditional farm, the choice is always entirely up to you.

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